GitHub is a web-based Git repository hosting service offering distributed revision control and source code management functionality of Git. GitHub is home to all kinds of software projects, from simple programs to today’s most popular apps. Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code, and track bugs on one integrated platform. Organizations of all sizes use GitHub to privately build software and work on open source projects.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
721 (est)+2%
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Ryan Tomayko

Ryan Tomayko

Director of Engineering
Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Business Officer
Kakul Srivastava

Kakul Srivastava

VP Product Management

GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US

GitHub Metrics

GitHub Summary

Founding Date


Market valuation*

$2 b

Total Funding

$350 m

Latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


* Source:
We estimate that GitHub's latest funding round in July 2015 was $250 m. In total, GitHub has raised $350 m. We estimate that GitHub's latest valuation is $2 b.

GitHub Financials

We estimate that GitHub's revenue is $98 m in Sep, 2016
Y, 2015Sep, 2016


$95 m$98 m

GitHub Operating Metrics

Y, 2015


9 m

GitHub Online Presence

GitHub News

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